World Bank to provide $ 19.85 million to Pakistan for Covid-19 response in education project

Islamabad, November 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): World Bank will provide 19.85 million dollars to Pakistan for Covid-19 response, recovery and resilience in education project. An agreement to this effect was signed in Islamabad on Wednesday by Secretary Ministry of Economic Affairs Noor Ahmed and Country Director World Bank Najy Benhassine in presence of Minister for Economic Affairs Makhdum Khusro Bakhtiyar.

The project is aimed to strengthen and support federal and provincial actions in the education sector to better respond and recover from the COVID-19 crises in the short term. The project interventions will help the government to ensure learning continuity in the country through expansion of national distance learning content and distribution of learning material in lagging areas.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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